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Cretocatocha mcalpinei

Insecta - Diptera - Cecidomyiidae

Taxonomy
Cretocatocha mcalpinei was named by Gagné (1977). Its type specimen is CAS 593, an exoskeleton, and it is an inclusion in amber. Its type locality is Grassy Lake, Medicine Hat (CNC May 1973 collection), which is in a Campanian terrestrial amber in the Foremost Formation of Canada. It is the type species of Cretocatocha.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Cretocatocha mcalpinei Gagné p. 58 figs. 1-3
2014Cretocatocha mcalpinei Gagné and Jaschhof p. 23

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Mecopterida
superorderAntliophora
orderDiptera
NeodipteraMichelsen 1994
infraorderBibionomorpha
superfamilySciaroideaBillberg 1820
familyCecidomyiidaeNewman 1835
subfamilyMicromyinaeRondani 1856
tribeCatochiniEdwards 1938
genusCretocatocha
speciesmcalpinei

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available